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Marina Cafe

404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
850-837-7960
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Ranked #10 of 243 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.
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Gulfport, Ms
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a great restaurant in Destin. The service was very good. The server was very friendly and spent plenty of time with us going over the menu and answering questions. We did have to ask for water refills and other things from time to time so the attentiveness could have been better. The wine selection is good and the... More

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New York City, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great service from Dale, very good menu leaning towards seafood. Our meals included Fried calamari dusted with parmesan and pepperoncini, kalamata olives, sherry aioli and spicy caper pomodoro, (light and not greasy), seared fennel crusted local ahi tuna, and entrees of anduille crusted redfish. Nice portions cooked perfectly. Fish was moist and tender.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Executive Chef Al Massa is bringing the Marine Cafe into the 21st century. His flavor combinations are a delight to the palate and his recipe innovations have improved an already excellent resaurant experience. Five stars from this local!!

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We ate here twice during out two week vacation. Excellent both times. Super service and terrific food. My husband had the tuna and the duck. Hard to say which he liked best. I had perfectly seasoned creole shrimp the second time and a small plate with eggplant and crab cakes the first time. Delicious salad with bleu cheese. Wonderful location,... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My Husband wanted to take me some place nice for my birthday, so we drove 2 hours to this over rated restaurant.. Spent $75, then had to go to McDonalds to stop our stomachs from growling angrily at us. The sample of fish they gave us was delicious and very artistic, however, I don't pay that kind of money for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I went to Destin for our one year wedding anniversary, and decided to try the Marina Cafe. It was AMAZING! Our server was great....very personable, knowledgeable, and gave great menu suggestions. The food was to die for , so yummy. My husband ordered the redfish and I had the fish of the day. Both dishes were delicious,... More

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Tucson, Arizona USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have been coming to Destin for a few years to spend a month at the beach and enjoy the fresh seafood. One of our favorite restaurants has been the Marina Cafe. They have a wonderful location and we have enjoyed the food...that is until our last visit. There is a new chef with a completely different menu which features... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been very supportive customers of Marina Cafe for several years now; their food has always been superb. We loved the lamb and the duck, but unfortunately the new chef took the lamb off of the menu and "improved" the duck along with other items on the menu. My husband and I are extremely disappointed with... More

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Sitka, Alaska, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at the Marina Restaurant and had a wonderful time. The food was amazing. We had the redfish appetizer and the slaw and seaweed salad that came with it really accentuated the flavor of the redfish. I have eaten fish for almost every meal of our two week vacation so I had the duck. The... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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133 reviews 133 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

They have a nice view of the water. The service was excellent. The food was very good and we were surprised by a 2 of 1 offer when the bill arrived. This was the second best meal we had in Destin, but a much better value. If I lived in Destin, I would be a repeat customer.

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Additional Information about Marina Cafe

Address: 404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
Phone Number: 850-837-7960
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 50
Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse

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